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Senior OTT Application Developer

Surge

Sr OTT App Developer


Lead engineer for OTT/Connected Devices applications (AppleTV, FireTV, Roku, Xbox)



Location: Remote



Responsibilities



  • Experience building apps on living room streaming-media devices like the Roku, Fire TV, Xbox, PlayStation etc.

  • Experience with Roku BrightScript a plus

  • Work closely with UX designers, product managers, and engineering leadership to create best-of-class, delightful TV-watching experiences.

  • Collaborate with other developers to deliver a modern OTT client to Roku, Xbox, Fire TV, PlayStation, and other streaming-media devices.

  • Strong programming language and scripting skills.

  • A solid understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, etc.).

  • Work samples demonstrating experience in building great user interfaces

  • Independence and an eagerness to learn new technologies.

  • Experience in building SVOD products a big plus - streaming technology, video players, video encoding and integrating platforms such as Brightcove, Kaltura, AWS Elastic Transcoding, Mux, Fastly, Panthera, etc.

  • Experience in building SaaS and digital subscription payment solutions such as Stripe and Recurly

  • Working knowledge of third party analytics libraries like Google Analytics, MixPanel, Conviva and Mux

  • Experience with CI/CD and Cloud DevOps tools such as Travis, CircleCI and GitLab, CodeDeploy, Serverless, Terraform and VS App Center

  • Experience working in an Agile delivery environment (Scrum) is a must

  • Design and implement new features with our Product Team

  • Participate in the deployment of various cloud-based technologies needed to implement projects

  • Mentor junior developers

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.



Qualifications


BA/BS in Computer Science or Art Design or equivalent professional experience.


8+ years overall experience in software engineering


5+ years’ experience in JavaScript, BrightScript or OTT device native language


5+ years’ experience developing high traffic consumer-facing applications/platforms.


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